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Tarantino is top dog at Cannes - at least in the pooch department

May 24 2019

CANNES, France Twenty-five years after taking the festival by storm with "Pulp Fiction", Quentin Tarantino's latest movie has already clinched an award at Cannes - thanks to a dog in a show-stealing fight scene. | Video

Darkly comic 'Parasite' gets critics buzzing at Cannes

May 22 2019

CANNES, France "Parasite", a thriller that doubles up as a wickedly funny satire about class struggles, has upped the ante at the Cannes Film Festival, with South Korean director Bong Joon-ho emerging as an strong contender for an award after impressing critics.

An understated Huppert anchors bittersweet family drama "Frankie"

May 21 2019

CANNES, France In Ira Sachs film "Frankie", Isabelle Huppert stars as an ailing French actress who gathers her family together for one last holiday - coming as close to playing herself as she ever has.

Cannes contender Diop wanted to see more black actors on screen

May 17 2019

CANNES, France Mati Diop, the first woman of African descent to compete for the top prize at Cannes with a haunting film about migrants, said on Friday the label made her "sad" but showed how much work there was to do for equality in the movie industry. | Video

'Bacurau' shines spotlight on a feverish Brazil at Cannes

May 16 2019

CANNES, France Set in the scorching outback of northern Brazil in a small, cut-off town suffering from water shortages, "Bacurau", a contender for the top film prize at Cannes, is not short of digs at the state of local politics. | Video

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